Do you have that difficult to buy for person on your Christmas shopping list? I have an idea, especially if that person enjoys gardening.
The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension ... READ MORE
This year’s Home Show, sponsored by the Building Industry Association of Okaloosa & Walton Counties (BIA), will include a seminar on what to do and not to do during the fall in our North Florida lawns, landscapes and gardens. The Home ... READ MORE
Diagnosing landscape problems can be tricky. There are basic steps that can be useful in solving plant problems in your landscape.
Step 1 Identify the Plant. By knowing the type of plant affected, you can begin relating causes ... READ MORE
Here in Northwest Florida, finding horticultural supplies and plant material that is available locally is a challenge. Due to our location, looking to the neighboring states is very practical. The Gulf States Horticultural Expo (GSHE) is a trade ... READ MORE
Gardening in the Panhandle LIVE! returns; New topics, same virtual format
February 1, 2021
By: Kirsten Romaguera, 352-294-3313, email@example.com
Long-time and aspiring green thumbs can ask the experts their gardening questions when ... READ MORE
If you’ve been outside this spring, you’ve probably been bothered by gnats. These tiny flies relentlessly congregate near the face getting into the eyes, nose, mouth and ears.
Eye gnats come right up to the faces of people and animals ... READ MORE
Did you know that the first virus discovered was in plants, not in humans? As early as 1857, tobacco farmers in the Netherlands recognized a new disease of tobacco. It wasn’t called a virus at the time as the causal agent was unknown. In 1886, ... READ MORE
Let’s talk about a different sort of border patrol. This border patrol is critical to the health and well-being of our livestock. In 1906, mounted patrol inspectors started riding the border between Mexico and the US as part of the Cattle ... READ MORE
Fire ant control options in some situations include doing nothing.
Fire ant colonies consist of the brood (eggs, larvae and pupae) and adult ants. The adults include winged males, winged females, one or more egg producing queen ... READ MORE
We have confirmed a new invasive plant in Okaloosa County. Wavyleaf Basketgrass was first found in Maryland in 1996 and quickly spread into Virginia and Pennsylvania. This invasive is very shade tolerant. It originates from Southern Europe ... READ MORE